Show #62 - Tuesday, December 4, 1984


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Richard Landon, a restaurant manager from Santa Cruz, California

Mary Mason, a psychology student originally from Bakersfield, California

Daniel Elias, an advertising copywriter from New York City (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
What the "D.C." stands for
    $100 11
Color of a lucky "letter day"
    $100 21
While 2 of its wheels head toward produce, 1 goes to dairy, the other to checkout
    $100 8
Varieties include Chinese & Dijon
    $100 17
Turned down to be an "Our Gang" member, she became top box office star of 1935
    $200 2
The District's oldest neighborhood, it was named for a king
    $200 13
Johnny Cash is known for wearing only this color on stage
    $200 24
Tennis serve that touches net before dropping into proper court, it's replayed
    $200 22
A sideways handspring
    $200 9
Type of food that comes in shapes of bow ties, elbows & wagon wheels
    DD: $1,000 18
Number of the sequel the following was the theme of

"It's the eye of the tiger /
It's the thrill of the fight /
Rising up to the challenge of our rival /
And the last known survivor /
Stalks his prey in the night..."
    $300 4
287 miles long, it flows past Washington & induces "fever" in ambitious politicians
    $300 14
Baby, sky, & steel
    $300 3
You win this when you pick the winners of 2 successive horse races
    $300 23
You can load it in your 8-track
    $300 10
Also known as an alligator pear
    $300 25
For the first time in '68, the Academy Awards were held in this auditorium, its current home
    $400 5
Though this mound rises only 88', it's synonymous with building which stands upon it
    $400 19
Broadway's nickname
    $400 7
What the letters in "SCUBA" stand for
    $400 27
The 1st graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy to become president
    $400 15
California vegetable with a crown & a heart
    $400 26
In his best English Bronx accent he cried "Yonder lies the castle of my father"
    $500 6
Former Secretary of State for whom Washington, D.C. International Airport is named
    $500 20
The 3 colors that make up the dots on a color TV screen
    $500 12
On an official archery target, it's the color of the bull's eye
    $500 16
The non-chocolate version are called "blondies"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Dan Mary Richard
$900 $700 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Mary Richard
$2,700 $1,100 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
Some 40% of this country's land has been reclaimed from the sea
    $200 1
A wunnerful, wunnerful bandleader
    $200 2
White supremacy group depicted as heroes in film classic "Birth of a Nation"
    $200 24
This red bird is the state bird of 7 states
    $200 15
Its name comes from the Middle English word "bumblen"
    $200 19
Baby book author who ran for president in '68
    $400 3
Both in size & population, it's largest Scandinavian country
    $400 4
In 1937 he was "in the mood" to start a band
    $400 11
Name of FBI "sting" operation that sent 4 former Congressmen to prison in '83
    $400 25
Depending on the species, a bird can have 940 to 25,000 of them
    $400 18
Common name of an apiculturist
    $400 20
Nickname of late Washington Senator Henry Jackson
    $600 6
19th century Sardinia took the lead in unifying this country
    $600 5
As famous for his marriages as his music; once wed Ava Gardner & Lana Turner
    $600 12
32 inmates & 11 guards were killed in '71 uprising at this NY prison
    $600 26
All 16 species of the Hawaiian honeycreeper are on this list
    $600 16
A large crowd of bees on the move
    $600 21
U.S. ambassadors to this country have included Anne Armstrong & Joseph Kennedy
    $800 7
In '67 this last king of Greece went into exile
    $800 9
Benny Goodman got good "vibes" from him
    $800 13
Despite his "fortunate" nickname, this gangster was deported to Italy in '46
    DD: $1,900 17
The 3 classes of a honeybee colony
    $800 22
Florida Congressman who champions the senior citizen
    DD: $1,000 8
Only predominantly Muslim country entirely in Europe
    $1000 10
"Royal" bandleader whose first two names were Edward Kennedy
    $1000 14
He wrote the Howard Hughes "autobiography" that sent him to jail
    $1000 27
Only 4 state governors serve terms this long

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Mary Richard
$6,800 $900 $6,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

President elected to 2nd term with 523 electoral votes, the greatest number in any election

Final scores:

Dan Mary Richard
$1,000 $0 $0
2-day champion: $11,100 3rd place: a balans chair 2nd place: china and a range

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dan Mary Richard
$4,900 $1,900 $6,100
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
8 W
11 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $12,900

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Game tape date: 1984-09-18
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